Best of the Bronx: Young gardener Jada Young featured on Times Square billboard

Jada Young's green thumb got her a spot

Jada Young's green thumb got her a spot on a massive billboard in the center of Manhattan.

THE BRONX - A young Bronx girl is getting big recognition for her small green thumb.

Jada Young is being featured on a massive billboard in the heart of Times Square as part of a partnership between Bank of America and the Citizens Committee of New York City, which helps people in low-income communities improve their neighborhoods.

Young has spent the past eight years working alongside her father and neighbors to transform Padre Plaza from a drug-infested park to an outdoor oasis.

Young was also recognized three years ago by Scott's Miracle Grow as New York's youngest gardener, and has been a fixture at New York Botanical Garden events.  

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